04 November, 2014
After declines over the last two decades, seabird numbers show encouraging signs, according to new statistics by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
03 November, 2014
An extra snack each day for fledglings is helping to prevent the loss of one of Scotland’s rarest resident breeding birds, says Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
28 October, 2014
A large fire in Fife has threatened a rare butterfly and destroyed part of a protected natural area, reports Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
24 October, 2014
As the clocks turn back this weekend, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is warning motorists that the risk of collisions between deer and vehicles increase in certain parts of Scotland.
23 October, 2014
New research released today predicts how the squirrelpox virus could spread in grey squirrel populations in Scotland, and will be useful in planning how best to protect red squirrels.
10 October, 2014
Two free goose walks to see the amazing spectacle of the return of the pink-footed geese to Loch Leven national nature reserve take place this month.
06 October, 2014
Use of General licences to be restricted with evidence of wildlife crime
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) will prevent the use of general licences to trap or shoot wild birds on land where there is evidence of wildlife crime against birds.
03 October, 2014
MEDIA INVITE: SNH and Environment Minister to announce decision on general licence restrictions
Not for publication or broadcast – for operational guidance only
26 September, 2014
A new joint statement of intent on balancing the needs of sheep farmers and crofters with the conservation of sea eagles has been announced by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and NFU Scotland.
25 September, 2014
Wave energy schemes proposed for the seas off Scotland can co-exist with important kelp habitats, according to a new report for Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).